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  • 25 days ago | Beach

    A road trip should be an adventure, right? The whole point is to seek out the unexpected. So don't fault us for eschewing picturesque mountain resorts and postcard-worthy cliffside cabanas — and steering you instead toward a nondescript industrial...

  • 6 months ago | Deals & Freebies

    When the nighttime temperatures drop below 50 degrees, you know it's winter in Los Angeles. But what to eat during these nippy 60-degree days? Our normal cheap-eats go-tos — from tacos to salads — just don't do enough to warm the soul anymore, lea...

  • 11 months ago | Community

    It's hard to argue that any one smell can be truly representative of Los Angeles. This city's simply too sprawling; we Angelenos and our tastebuds, far too diverse. But any number of aromas still have a way of instantly transporting us to various ...

  • On these pages we recently took a stab at the 20 greatest singer-songwriters in history. But the exercise was frustrating at times, because we longed to include some of the younger-generation torch bearers.  So we decided to supplement t...

  • 1 year ago | Metal

    By Corey Deiterman  Cynic are legends in the metal scene. Their 1993 magnum opus Focus fully impacted technical and progressive metal, influencing younger bands for years to come. They repeated the feat with 2008's reunion record Traced ...

  • 1 year ago | Coachella

    Coachella's first weekend was amazing this year! Except when it wasn't. Here are the parts of the festival that rubbed us the wrong way. See also: The 50 Most Beautiful People at Coachella Worst: Saturday Night dust storm (above) Conditions m...